Friday , January 15 2021

Board games under the tree

Christmas is fast approaching and it’s time to offer some suggestions to spoil your board game enthusiasts or simply the family, who will have plenty of time to kill over the holidays.

In this first issue of two, we offer games that will appeal to the youngest as well as to players who like games that are a little less competitive, which are grouped in the abstract category.

We’re also thinking about your holiday parties where you’ll want to laugh and let your crazy one go for a bit.

Children

Mia London and the of the 625 scoundrels

  • 2-4 players
  • 5 years +
  • 24,99 $

A nice and simple investigation game for younger children in which you will try to find out who committed the crime using moving pages in a small notebook. It’s simple and super fun.

Zombie Teenz Evolution

  • 2-4 players
  • 8 years +
  • 29,99 $

An evolutionary game that changes with envelopes that you open as you progress. It makes you want to put on the parts to see what’s ahead.

Dragomino

  • 2-4 players
  • 5 years +
  • 31,99 $

A Kingdomino for the youngest where dominoes are placed in order to discover dinosaur eggs that earn victory points. Fast, simple and beautiful.

Via Magica

  • 2-6 players
  • 7 years +
  • 29,99 $

Little wizards who try to open magic portals to get powers and collect points. A very nice and easy to master game that will also please parents.

Str!ke Harry Potter

  • 2-5 players
  • 8 years +
  • 26,99 $

A dice game where you fight in an arena and send spells that can benefit or harm others and where you can hit your opponents. A fun and crazy game.

Ghost Adventure

  • 1-4 players
  • 8 years +
  • 39,99 $

A superbly thought-out game of skill where, in order to achieve objectives and follow quests, players will have to guide a spinning top by holding it in their hands to validate objectives. It’s almost a 3D video game.

The Viking Valley

  • 2-4 players
  • 6 years +
  • 39,99 $

A game of skill where you play as Vikings trying to collect gold by dropping barrels. Super fun for the little ones.

Abstracts

Flash 8

  • 1-4 players
  • 7 years +
  • 29,99 $

Electrons that are moved to make patterns before the other players and thus collect points. Fast and fun.

Calico

  • 1-4 players
  • 14 years +
  • 39,99 $

We plunge into a feline universe in this game where you have to create the most comfortable quilt to attract cats, which will make you score points.

Queenz

  • 2-4 players
  • 8 years +
  • 49,99 $

You must create orchid gardens and the more orchids of the same colour, the more points you will make. You will also need to arrange the hives and take into account the bees on the flowers. A nice puzzle.

The Azul Family

There are three Azulthe original ($43.99), The stained glass windows of Sintra ($49.99) and The summer pavilions (49,99 $). These are games where you have to place tiles according to certain patterns and they are very successful.

Coatl

  • 1-4 players
  • 10 years +
  • 49,99 $

Very visually beautiful game of Quebec creators where you must create snakes inspired by Mayan culture. Fluid and easy to understand.

Barenpark

  • 2-4 players
  • 8 years +
  • 49,99 $

Using tiles, you must create the most beautiful bear zoo by cleverly arranging the highest paying tiles. A kind of 3D Tetris.

Sagrada

  • 1-4 players
  • 14 years +
  • 56,99 $

You have to create beautiful stained glass dice in color while respecting the restrictions of your personal card. Visually beautiful and easy to learn.

Atmosphere

How much do you put yourself (TTMC)

  • 2-16 players
  • 14 years +
  • 54,99 $

An atypical quiz where you can choose the level of the question to answer, but be careful, bad choices can make you back down. Very amusing.

Stay Cool

  • 3-7 players
  • 12 years +
  • 29,99 $

To what extent can you do several things at the same time? You will have to answer questions that come from everywhere using your head and hands. Not easy and crazy.

Decrypto

  • 3-8 players
  • 12 years +
  • 29,99 $

A very well done game where you have to make your teammates discover codes using clues that the team must not intercept.

Master Word

  • 3-6 players 12 years old +
  • 29,99 $

Halfway between Codenames and DecryptoThis cooperative game requires players to work together to find a word that only the master word knows. Quick games.

Paranormal Detective

  • 2-6 players
  • 12 years +
  • 49,99 $

A wacky investigative game where the ways of finding clues differ and compete with each other in ingenuity or ridicule, depending on how you get away with it.

Mystery Wine

  • 2-24 players
  • 18 years old +
  • 34,99 $

Drinking wine to play with, what more could you ask for? Creation of the sommelier Jessica Harnois where teams try to discover a wine through different criteria and by betting.

Lol 🙂 – The game

  • 2-16 players
  • 10 years +
  • 29,99 $

You have to recreate sketches from the popular show LOL 🙂it’s perfect for when the party’s over or when the party’s already taken.

www.journaldequebec.com

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